Livre : A Sociology of the Senses
Source : Note de lecture de la revue Senses and Society
The Senses in Self, Society, and Culture : A Sociology of the Senses. Phillip Vannini, Dennis Waskul, Simon Gottschalk. Routledge, 2013 (pour le paperback). 190 pages. ISBN : 978-0-415-73104-1
The Senses in Self, Society, and Culture is the definitive guide to the sociological and anthropological study of the senses. Vannini, Waskul, and Gottschalk provide a comprehensive map of the social and cultural significance of the senses that is woven in a thorough analytical review of classical, recent, and emerging scholarship and grounded in original empirical data that deepens the review and analysis.
Selected Contents:Part 1: Understanding Sensory Studies. 1. Toward a Sociology of the Senses. 2 The Sensual Body. 3 Sensual Ritual and Performance. 4 Sensuous Scholarship. Part 2: Doing Sensory Research. 5. The Sensuous Self and Identity. 6. A Sense of Place, a Sense of Time. 7. The Sensory Order. 8. Media, Consumer, and Material Culture.